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A positive, local response

to climate change

Neighbors addressing climate change

Transition Town — All St. Anthony Park

Smaller Footprint, Stronger Community

We’re neighbors linking up to live responsibly on the Earth.  Our ideas are as many as the challenges we all face. But they may not yet include yours. Come, think, work, and celebrate with us!  

Our purpose is to raise our neighborhood's understanding of climate change and the limits of fossil fuels, and to foster a positive, community-wide transition to more sustainable ways of life... ASAP.  ASAP reminds us that climate calls for our best efforts, right now. All Saint Anthony Park means South and North; renters and homeowners; newcomers and long-timers; businesses and nonprofits, youth, students, and seniors; faith groups, people of all ethnicities... all are needed. (See a map of our area of St. Paul, Minnesota.)  

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The 100 Trees Initiative is greening the streets of South St. Anthony Park. We're among the partners in this collaboration with the Creative Enterprise Zone.

Sign up for our newsletter and join the 400-plus neighbors who stay informed and join in when they can: email Got time to do more? Send us a note and we’ll connect.  Feel free to propose a project or event we can support: email Mike at

During the pandemic, we've reflected, grieved, and dreamed of a better world. We've also learned new habits, some worth keeping! Keepers is a zine by neighbor and book artist Regula Russelle. Read it here, then print copies to share (instructions)

Smaller footprint,
stronger community.

Help raise local awareness of our climate emergency and the solutions at hand. Give to Transition Town - ASAP. 


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FB group Transition ASAP   

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Instagram @transitionasap 



For more events, see our Facebook page.


Join us to plan our next projects for a smaller footprint and a stronger community. Come at 6:30 for informal social time. If weather is good, we'll gather around a picnic table, if not, in the bandstand. Questions? Email

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Transition Town ASAP's

Ideas & Planning Group

Wed. June 147:00–8:30 pm 

Meet in Langford Park near the bandstand (St. Anthony Park)


Transition Tap

Fri. June 16, 5:00–7:00 pm 

Bang Brewing, 2320 Capp Road

Relax with kindred spirits!  This year our monthly summer meetup is third Fridays, and all are welcome. Drop in for good company and organic beers at this local brewery with a sustainability ethic. Artisan pizza baked on-site. Rain or shine. Look for us outdoors first. More info.


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Reading Buddies discussion: 

The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

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Two Saturdays: July 16 and/or Aug. 20 

3:00–4:30 pm on Zoom (attend either or both)

Erdrich's latest novel is of our own time and place: the Twin Cities in the early 2020s. Read a sample, then buy local at Next Chapter or (better yet) Birchbark Books, the Minneapolis store owned by Erdrich and the setting for parts of this novel. It's also in libraries. For Zoom link, email Learn more about Reading Buddies

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